Artisanal Brewing Ventures Brewer/Cellar Operator | Lakewood, NY in Lakewood, New York
Brew & Cellar Operator | Southern Tier Brewing Company - Lakewood, NY
WHO WE ARE
Artisanal Brewing Ventures (ABV) is a top 10 regional craft alcohol company in the US, made up of 5 long standing, successful craft brands. Currently we’re made up of four breweries (Victory Brewing, Bold Rock, Sixpoint, Southern Tier Brewing) and one distillery (Southern Tier Distilling). We have locations in 5 states (NY, PA, OH, VA, NC) including taprooms, production facilities and our corporate headquarters.
WHAT WE DO
Coming from humble beginnings, Southern Tier Brewing Company has grown into an industry leader and world-class brewery. For us, exploration has been the line that has supported that growth over the years.
We find people who know it’s not just about craft, but about questing, questioning, transforming “What If” into “Here’s How,” by way of an experiment so crazy, it just might work. We have an open invitation to anyone interested in bringing their experience & desire to discovery, to help with the exploration. Join our teams on the road less traveled in Lakewood, NY, Pittsburgh, PA and Cleveland, OH.
WHAT YOU’LL DO
Are you interested but without direct experience? That’s OK! If you can demonstrate a strong work ethic, ability to learn and follow standardize procedures, we will train you! With our training program, experience is helpful, but not necessary.
At STBC the Brewer/Cellar Operator will perform brewhouse and/or cellar operation duties at our Lakewood, NY location. These duties include performing daily production functions in the brewhouse, cellar required to meet daily production goals.
Reports to: Brewhouse and Cellar Supervisors
Work smart & safely, including the proper use of required PPE
Maintain a clean, neat, and safe work area for themselves and team members
Add raw materials and process aids in the product at various production stages of the brewing process
Complete wort production using both manual and automated brewhouse equipment and processes
Use of CIP system (Clean-In-Place), clean tank or line interiors (may be automated or manual process)
Monitor production operations (fermentation & conditioning of the beer) on the computerized system; troubleshoot issues and report any anomalies to the supervisor
Operate GEA centrifuge and transfer beer via other filtration methods
Sanitary assembly of process parts (soft lines, pumps, tri-clamp fittings, etc.)
General cleaning of stainless-steeltanks surfaces and exteriors
Tank dumping, evacuation, and CO2 venting
Tank breakdown and assembly
Preparing, checking the concentration of, and using various cleaning solutions
Preparing, loading, and operation of the dry hop cannon
Weigh various ingredients and/or materials using a digital scale
Identify and report mechanical problems to supervisor
Perform basic maintenance task on pumps, valves, tanks, and process equipment
Use small hand tools, including wrenches and a small propane blow torch
Be able to work flexible hours across all 3 shifts with some weekend coverage as necessary
Maintain proficiency in two of the following production areas: brewhouse and cellar
WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR
High School Diploma, or equivalent
Fundamental knowledge of the brewing process with formal brewing education preferred
1-3 years of prior experience working in a Commercial Production Brewery or High-Volume Brew Pub
Self-starter, able to work well independently, as well as part of a team
Able to obtain our Forklift Certification after training
Open to work flexible hours across all 3 shifts with some weekend coverage as necessary
Physical Requirements – Frequently stand for the duration of the shift, walk, bend over, twist, kneel, climb, stoop and crouch. This position requires the ability to lift upto 55 pounds routinely and repeatedly and occasionally maneuver up to 170 pounds. Use their hands to perform fine manipulation, handle or feel, and must be able to reach with hands and arms.
Identify product deficiencies (color, smell, taste). This requires having close, distance, colorand peripheral vision as well as depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
This position requires proper handling of hazardous materials and operation of complex moving machinery.
Work Environment– This position is regularly exposed to a damp, wet environment with hot liquids, airborne particles, chemicals, and moving machinery. The noise level in the work environment can be very loud.
Alcohol Responsibility – The candidate must fully understand that they are a representative of not only the company, but of the alcohol beverage industry. They are to conduct themselves within the limits of the law and with concern to the education of responsible consumption at all times. This includes working hours, trade shows, festivals and while entertaining in the name of the company or its affiliates. Any poor reflection or legal matters that may arise due to poor judgment may be dealt with by means of disciplinary action up to and including termination.
WHAT WE OFFER
Exceptional Health Benefits
Flexible Schedules & Paid Time Off
Incentives & Bonuses
Generous Product Discounts
Opportunities for Growth Across 5 Successful Brands
This Job Description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties.
Artisanal Brewing Ventures is an Equal Opportunity Employer